Thursday, February 20, 2014
Dangerous Detainees Are Legitimate Targets Says Pentagon
The Afghan government recently released 65 dangerous insurgents from detention. This was done despite over-whelming evidence that the detainees were guilty of various crimes under Afghan law. A Pentagon spokesman says that if the released detainees (65) go back to the fight then they are legitimate targets and will be pursued by U.S. military forces. Read more in "Pentagon: If freed Afghan prisoners return to fight, they're legitimate targets", CNN, February 14, 2014.